Karl H. Potter, Harold G. Coward's The Philosophy of the Grammarians PDF

By Karl H. Potter, Harold G. Coward

ISBN-10: 0691073317

ISBN-13: 9780691073316

This quantity of the enormous reference sequence being ready below the final editorship of Karl Potter presents summaries of the most works within the Grammarian culture of Indian philosophy. Describing the features of language on diverse degrees, from traditional empirical speech to the poetic instinct of the divine, the Grammarians sought to illustrate that the right kind grammatical use of language and the devotional chanting of mantras are methods of relocating from decrease to better phases of information and self-realization. This paintings provides particular emphasis to the concept of Bhartrhari, the nice systematizer of the Grammarian philosophy. For these unacquainted with Indian philosophy, the editors' advent presents a proof of the fundamental suggestions present in the Grammarian texts.

Grammarian idea is predicated at the Vedas, and the writings of Panini, Patanjali, Bhartrhari, and others boost implicit Vedic rules approximately language and its functionality. Their works mix a grammatical research of Sanskrit language with a philosophy that takes language as divine.

Originally released in 1991.

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Manyudeva 42. Bhairava Misra 1770 1800 1800 1815 1824 Gives his native place as Kurmagiri ? Traditionally considered to have come from Baroda ? p ? ? •> Tide Prabodhacandrikd (M) Saddariiyiisiddhantasamgmha (E) Sabdabhedanirupana (E) BrhatmaRjusd (M) Laghumafljusa (E) Paramalaghumatijusa (part T ; E) Mahabhasyapradipoddyota (E) Mahabhasyaiabdikacintamani (M) Bodhapaddhati (M) Mahabkasyapradipoddyotachaya (E) Laghumaftjufakala (E) jMnamjla ( M ) Mahabhasyavivarana (M) Sabdarthas&ramafijari (M) SabdaTthatarkamfta (M) VaiyakaranabhiXsariasaradarparia (M) Sphotacandrika (E) Tarkacandrika (M) Vrttidipika (E) Sabdatrioeziika (E) Mahabhasyapradtpavyakhyd ( M ) $abdatattvaprakaia ( M ) Vaiydkar

T h e w ords m ust be “ as sharp as arrow s” a n d the hym n is to be composed carefully, like a n artisan constructing a chariot. 2c). B hattanayaka (late n in th a n d early te n th centuries) seems to have been th e first to associate aesthetic experience w ithm ystical experience. T h e subject is com pletely dissolved in th e object contem plated an d the entire surroundings disappear from his attention, because of the con­ centration on the th ing contem plated, in b o th aesthetic experience a n d mystical experience.

MahabhafyaprakaSa (E) Madras from Gujarat; taught in Varanasi Varanasi ? Vaiyakarajuibhilsanasdrasubodhini (E) Mahabhagyatattvaloka (E) from Gujarat, Paramalaghumafiju$ajyotsna (E) worked in Baroda and at Varanasi ? P. Delhi Commentary on Vakyapadiya (E) Varanasi VyakaraQadarianapratima (E) (Because it is difficult to give an exhaustive list of modern scholars, main works are given in the appendix. ) 4. PROBLEMS OF LANGUAGE DISCUSSED BY O T H E R SCHOOLS A . Mïmàmsâ Mïmàmsà deals mainly with the interpretation of the Vedic passages that give rules about the various rituals and sacrifices.

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